monastic ADJECTIVE 1) relating to monks or nuns or their communities. 2) resembling monks or their way of life, especially in being austere or reclusive.
DERIVATIVES monastically adverb monasticism noun.

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  • Prosper of Aquitaine — Infobox Saint name= Saint Prosper of Aquitaine birth date= 390 death date= 455 AD feast day= June 25 [ id=884] venerated in= Roman Catholic Church imagesize= 250px caption= birth place= Aquitaine… …   Wikipedia

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